National Affairs: United Family

At week's end, Seattle hotel lobbies and clubs, which for two weeks had been cluttered with paunchy, balding, bored-looking men, returned to normal. A.F. of L.'s annual convocation had buttoned up its coats and gone home.

In its two weeks the 61st convention had:

> Repeated A.F. of L.'s command invitation to C.I.O. to return to the fold, blamed C.I.O. for the continued ruckus in labor's house.

> Heard the Carpenters' William ("Big Bill") Hutcheson, recently named to the executive board of the America First Com mittee, declare: "The America First Committee favors aid to...

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